HSE News from the Health and Safety Executive UK

  • European Good Practice awards

    25 Aug 2016, 2:07 pm
    A reminder that the closing date for entries for the Good Practice awards for the current EU health and safety campaign: Healthy workplaces for all ages, is 7th October 2016. So submit your entry and find out more about the awards.
  • Gas engineer fined for unsafe installation

    23 Aug 2016, 11:54 am
    A Gas Safe registered engineer from Middlesex has been fined for safety failings after he carried out an unsafe installation.
  • HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Improvement and Prohibition Notices – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

    23 Aug 2016, 8:30 am
    You will learn why, when and how HSE takes formal enforcement action, how to influence formal HSE decisions and how to respond to receipt of a notice.
  • Roofing firms fined after worker fell to his death

    22 Aug 2016, 4:43 pm
    Two roofing companies and one of their directors have been fined after a worker fell to his death through a skylight.
  • Site and Transport Safety – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

    22 Aug 2016, 2:23 pm
    Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.
  • Pressure Systems Awareness – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

    22 Aug 2016, 9:30 am
    Course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and forensic investigations into pressure systems failures.
  • HSL: Understanding and using RM3 – London, 14 – 15 September 2016

    19 Aug 2016, 11:21 am
    This course is intended as an introduction to the Risk Management Maturity Model and therefore would suit those who have little or no knowledge of RM³ and its application.
  • Biological monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – HSL Buxton, 14 September 2016

    19 Aug 2016, 8:15 am
    This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.
  • Distillery blaze left 21-year-old worker engulfed in flames

    18 Aug 2016, 4:09 pm
    A distillery in Oldbury has been fined after an employee was engulfed in flames in a fire that destroyed the warehouse and its contents.
  • Bulgarian firm fined for poor work at height

    18 Aug 2016, 2:39 pm
    A Bulgarian construction firm has been fined after a member of the public reported unsafe working practices during the construction of an adventure course in Markeaton Park, Derby.
  • ‘Back to Basics ll’ – Garstang, 13 September 2016

    18 Aug 2016, 1:45 pm
    North West Regional Association conference targeting Occupational Health Issues with the aim of reminding delegates not to lose sight of the basic fundamentals of health and safety.
  • ‘Know your Landscape – Safety and Health Matters’ – Lincoln, 13 September 2016

    18 Aug 2016, 10:17 am
    National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, Social Care Safety Forum. Presenters include: HSE, Lincolnshire Fire service, lawyers and a Forensic Client provider.
  • Construction firm sentenced after worker falls down a lift pit

    16 Aug 2016, 2:28 pm
    Cardiff-based construction company, Jehu Project Services Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.
  • Man sentenced for pretending to be Gas Safe Registered

    15 Aug 2016, 4:00 pm
    A 35-year-old self-employed worker from Edmonton has been given two suspended jail terms for falsely pretending to be Gas Safe Registered.
  • Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire

    15 Aug 2016, 4:00 pm
    A foundry based in Batley has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when his clothing caught fire.